National Rankings

Current rankings

A "Top Tier" university in academic quality for 29 consecutive years – 1992-2020
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Ranked 24th Best Regional University among all public and private universities in the southern region. – 2020
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Ranked 11th Top Public Regional University among all public universities in the southern region – 2020
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Ranked 31st among all regional universities in the south on the U.S. News & World Report "2020 Best Colleges for Undergraduate Teaching Programs"
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Ranked 13th among all regional universities in the south on the U.S. News & World Report "2020 Best Colleges for Veterans." 
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Recognized as the top four-year college in Kentucky by Schools.com
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 Ranked on the "America's Best Colleges" list twelve consecutive years. – 2008-2019
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Murray State ranked  "Best Bang for the Buck" - 2019
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Murray State ranked as a Military Friendly School - 2011-2017  
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Rankings current as of Fall 2019.